The most populated city and capital of Denmark, Copenhagen has a metropolitan population of almost two million people. It is situated on the eastern coast of New Zealand and stretches across parts of the island of Amager with the enclave of Frederiksberg being contained within its borders. It was originally founded as a fishing village in the 10th century and became the country’s capital city in the early 15th century. This beautiful city has much to offer for visitors including tours, many wonderful restaurants, shops, exciting nightlife, wonderful sweets and coffee shops and much, much more.
Located about 10 km north of Copenhagen near Klampenborg, Dyrehavsbakken (The Deer Park Hill), also referred to as the Bakken (The Hill) is an amusement park opened in 1583. It is the world’s oldest operating amusement park attracting more than 2.5 million visitors per year and is Denmark’s second most popular attraction right after Tivoli Gardens. It is home to six roller coasters including Rutschebanen, a wooden roller coaster opened since 1932 and numerous other amusement rides suitable for all ages. Some of the other rides include Bumper Cars, Afro Cups, Crazy (laser shootout) Theatre, Ghost Train, Go-Carts, Water Slide and more. Kiddie rides include a roundabout, carousel, mini Ferris wheel, mini Drop Tower, mini Train ride and an obstacle course. When you’re done enjoying the rides, you can then sit back and take in a live show.